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Empires: the logic of world domination from ancient Rome to the United States 1 edition

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Empires
the logic of world domination from ancient Rome to the United States
Herfried Münkler ; translated by Patrick Camiller.

Published 2007 by Polity in Cambridge, Malden, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

What is an empire?
Empire, imperialism and hegemony: a necessary distinction
Steppe empires, sea empires and global economies: a short typology of imperial rule
Civilization and barbarian frontiers: tasks and hallmarks of imperial order
The defeat of empires by the power of the weak
The surprising return of empire in the post-imperial age.

Edition Notes

Translation of: Imperien : die Logik der Weltherrschaft : vom Alten Rom bis zu den Vereinigten Staaten

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-238) and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
JC359 .M86513 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 248 p. :
Number of pages
248

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18009321M
ISBN 10
0745638716, 0745638724
ISBN 13
9780745638713, 9780745638720
LC Control Number
2007299671
Library Thing
487025
Goodreads
1205324

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